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VyOS Alternatives

VyOS is described as 'community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to VyOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, BSD, VirtualBox and Windows. The best alternative is DD-WRT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like VyOS are pfSense, OpenWrt, OPNsense and MikroTik RouterOS.

VyOS alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VyOS.
This page was last updated Feb 10, 2022
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  • Linux

VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides...

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  1. DD-WRT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems.

  2. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.



  3. OpenWrt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OpenWrt ?is a highly extensible ?GNU/?Linux ?distribution for embedded devices ?(typically wireless routers). Unlike many other distributions for these routers, OpenWrt ?is built from the ground up to be a full-featured, easily modifiable operating system for your router.

  4. OPNsense

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources.

  5. MikroTik RouterOS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.



  6. ClearOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    ClearOS is a family of operating systems for the enterprise, small business, and home. There are three editions to choose from depending on your needs and suitable to your abilities. They are: ClearOS Enterprise, ClearOS Home, and ClearOS Core.

  7. IPFire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall. It focuses on flexibility, and scales from small to middle sized business networks and home networks.

  8. DANOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    DANOS unified network operating system driving innovation across the networking stack. DANOS is based upon Vyatta and uses DPDK so it should be able to forward packets line rate (10G).

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  9. CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

  10. Untangle

    • Linux

    Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications. The platform unites these applications around a common GUI, database and reporting.

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